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Synonyms for limelight
ˈlaɪmˌlaɪt

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  1. limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye(noun)

    a focus of public attention

    "he enjoyed being in the limelight"; "when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency"

    Synonyms:
    glare, spot, calcium light, spotlight, glower, brilliance, public eye, blaze

  2. limelight, calcium light(noun)

    a lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting

    Synonyms:
    spotlight, glare, calcium light, public eye

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  1. List of paraphrases for "limelight":

    spotlight, fore

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How to use limelight in a sentence?

  1. Julian Lennon:

    Anyone must remember that dad left when I was 3 years old, mom and I lived out of the limelight. We lived a totally different life.

  2. Gretchen Whitmer:

    The irony is, I think, I got the first national acclaim because I was mentioned unfavorably by the current occupant of the White House, i didn't go asking to be thrown into the national limelight.

  3. Jim Lee:

    He also ushered in a slew of unique, very personal and eclectic characters for DC such as the Question, Blue Beetle, Hawk and Dove and more, polite and unassuming -- he never sought attention or the limelight but in many ways represented the hidden hero he saw in all of us. #RIPsteveditko.

  4. Mats Wilander:

    Truth is, and I hate to say it, we are going to lose the greatest player of all time in terms of interest in a year or two when Roger stops, we have a new breed of men and women that are really exciting, great athletes, great attitude but they are missing out on a bit of the limelight while the likes of Federer and Rafa Nadal and Novak continue to play.

  5. Ralph Hernandez:

    I ca n’t tell you who the new witnesses are, we’re not giving up their identity, what I can tell you about the new witnesses is, one, they’re not looking for limelight. They’re not looking to have anyone pay them for interviews. In fact, two of them, we actually had to seek out and find. … I can tell you that their account certainly corroborates Dennis Davern.

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